By Sharon Fletcher Jones

Orange County History Center

Vacationers and stay-cationers alike will have a unique opportunity to party with a purpose at the Roaring 20s Justice Gala on Friday, May 18th at the Orange County History Center beginning at 6:00pm. Hosted by Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, proceeds from this fundraising event will provide legal services to those in need. Dolls, wear your fringed flapper sheaths and feather boas and guys don your fedoras and spats. You’re going to enjoy this authentic speak-easy experience. For additional details visit

Music lovers are encouraged to make your way to Metro West Golf Club at 2100 S. Hiawassee Road on Sunday, May 20th. This event is FREE and will feature the music of Will Donato, Liverpool Live and Rick Derringer. Food and other vendors will be strategically stationed and clearly accessible. Parking is easy but get there early! Things start happening at 2:00pm.


Party Yoga Style

If you’re in need of a total wind down experience check out Yoga at the Zoo. On Monday, May 21st from 6:00-7:00pm you can relax and channel your inner animal in an hour-long yoga session at the Central Florida Zoo. Tickets are $20.00. For additional information visit:


Party at Ember

Join FAME Friday LIVE, a Memorial Day Weekend Kickoff Event at Ember, 42 West Central Boulevard, Orlando, May 25th – 26th. Hosted by City and Ricky B, doors open at 10:00pm with music by BoWeezy and DJ Ghostrider. National recording artist Avant will perform a few of his R&B hits beginning at midnight. For more information call 407-600-4565.

About the author

Sharon Fletcher Jones is a true Libra, an action-ist, and a budget fashionista. The Portsmouth, Virginia native is also an employment specialist with Goodwill Industries, a life coach and an associate editor at ONYX Magazine. Stacey’s mom (literally) has got it going on. Fletcher Jones’ personal mantra is “It’s the dash that counts.”


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